A 17MW solar farm being developed by Lightsource BP has been granted planning permission by Rugby Borough Council.
Solar generation increased by 18% in the second quarter of this year as renewables overtook nuclear, new data from EnAppSys reveals.
Blackfinch Investments has sealed the deal on the acquisition of a new subsidy-free solar farm project in North Wales.
Reductions in costs of solar technology, as well as co-location with increasingly cheaper storage, is set to boost solar growth in the later part of the next decade, said National Grid ESO.
The government should create a route to market for solar and onshore wind, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said in its 2019 Progress Report.
A 36.6MW subsidy-free solar farm has gone into planning in Scotland as Green Energy International (GEI) announces a pipeline of over 700MW.
Solar investor Octopus Energy Investments lauds its renewable business mission as it rebrands as Octopus Renewables.
Anesco has completed its largest utility-scale battery storage site to date, a 20MW/20MWh project near Manchester.
Solar can help wildlife to thrive, a new tool aims to prove while also seeking to help industry with improving biodiversity of sites.
The Solar & Storage Live Awards, organised by Terrapinn, is proud to announce this year’s shortlist.
Last summer’s heatwave helped double NextEnergy Solar Fund’s profits, but the adverse effects of high temperatures dragged down its overall performance, the company said.
Solar cell manufacturer Hanwha Q Cells has raised £3.6 million for the refinancing of its 4.9MW UK solar plant.
Solar Power Portal has today launched a new survey in a bid to determine just how effective recent policy movements in the UK energy market could prove for domestic solar.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has confirmed that it has kickstarted the build-out of its UK-facing subsidy-free solar pipeline.
As much as 500MW of additional large-scale battery storage capacity could be built in the UK in 2019, increasing its capacity by more than 70% to 1.2GW. Lauren Cook, analyst at Solar Media Market Research, reports.
Solar’s role in delivering net zero is being vastly underestimated as new research reveals it could provide 20% of UK electricity by 2030.
Renewables consultancy K2 Management strengthens its UK team, poaching country director Gary Bills from Mott MacDonald.
A mix of solar and wind is a ‘no regrets’ solution to power gaps left by nuclear if supported through the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, according to a new report.
Above has received a £354K grant from Innovate UK to fund research collaboration into thermal imaging for solar inspections.
Foresight Group has clinched a deal to acquire John Laing Environmental Assets’ (JLEN) advisory mandate, propelling Foresight’s assets under management to £4 billion.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund, one of the country’s maiden listed energy storage investors, has entered into agreements to acquire a 160MW portfolio of battery storage projects in Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.
Glennmont Partners is to channel hundreds of millions to European solar PV projects over the next decade through a newly-closed fund, after it closed a record-breaking third raise.
Infrastructure asset management firm Arjun Infrastructure Partners (AIP) has acquired two UK solar portfolios from Ancala Partners LLP.
Regulation changes are forcing solar developers to out-source staff needed to complete projects, says energy consultancy Roadnight Taylor.
Lightsource BP has connected another subsidy-free, private wire solar farm, this time a 2.3MWp install in Lancashire.
Good Energy is looking to increase its supply roster by offering power purchase agreements to utility-scale solar and wind assets left stranded by cuts to subsidies.
Lightsource BP is proposing the development of a 49.9MW solar farm in Nottingham, with a 700MW global pipeline announced.
Ofgem’s Targeted Charging Review (TCR) proposals could delay the onset of subsidy-free solar in the UK by as much as five years, new research by Aurora Energy Research has found.
Good Energy has completed the sale of its 5MW Brynwhilach solar farm for a total consideration of £5.6 million.
The UK’s low carbon power generation capacity must quadruple by 2050 if the UK is to achieve net zero status in that time frame, with established technologies expected to do most of the “heavy lifting”.